Hike Somers, CT


If you’re looking for the best hiking trails in Somers this is the complete guide to all the town trails, overlooks, and history it has to offer.

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Town Parks

  • Camp Aya-Po –★★★– 3.1 miles – Trails through the ruins of an old camp, swimming on the lake, and views from the hill
  • Somersville Mill Trail – Unexplored

Land Trust

  • Northern Connecticut Land Trust
    • Bald Mountain Preserve – Unexplored
    • McCann Family Farm – Unexplored
    • Scantic Riparian Area – Unexplored
    • Skyline Scenic Area –★★– 1.5 miles – Rugged loop hike up to a hit or miss overlook
    • Whitaker Woods –★★★– 4.2 miles – Loop hike options through varied forest

State Parks / Forest

  • Scantic River State Park –★★★– A confusing linear park with many separate sections all under the same name, but always a nice hike along the river
  • Soapstone Mountain –★★★★– 18 miles – Highlighted by the tower view at the summit, huge range of trails offer a little bit of everything
  • Shenipsit State Forest

Blue Blaze – Shenipsit Trail

  • Soapstone Mountain –★★★– 4.2 miles – The park hosts a 4 mile stretch up and over the summit
  • Northern Terminus – Unexplored

The Rest

  • Worthington Pond Farm Nature Trails – Unexplored

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Now go out and hike Somers, CT!

McCann Family Farm


734 Main St, Somers, CT 06071, USA

McCann Family Farm Northern CT Land Trust 84 acres in Somers, CT Parking: Medium sized lot near 734 Main St, Somers, CT Trail Map       …

Shenipsit Trail: North Terminus


24 Greaves Rd, Stafford Springs, CT 06076, USA

Shenipsit Trail: North Terminus Connecticut State Forest and Blue Blaze Trail 716 acres in Somers and Stafford, CT Parking: North Parking: Shoulder parking near 24 Greaves Rd,…

Bald Mountain


232 Scully Road, Somers, CT, USA

Bald Mountain Northern CT Land Trust and Somers Town Park 771 acres in Somers, CT Parking: Small lot near 225 Scully Rd, Somers, CT or near 159…

Camp Aya-Po


42.018110, -72.405841

Camp Aya-Po Somers Town Park 178 acres in Somers, CT Parking: Medium sized lot near 70 Camp Rd, Somers, CT Trail Map         Trails: 3.1…

Skyline Scenic Area


42.028629, -72.429465

Skyline Scenic Area Northern Connecticut Land Trust 65 acres in Somers, CT Parking: Small pull-off near 312 Stafford Rd, Somers, CT Trail Map        Trails:…

Whitaker Woods


41.981577, -72.427999

Whitaker Woods Northern Connecticut Land Trust 266 acres in Somers, CT Parking: Small lot near 55 Wells Rd Somers, CT Trail Map      Trails: 4.2 miles …

Scantic River State Park


41.985371, -72.526759

Scantic River State Park Connecticut State Park 784 acres in East Windsor, Enfield, and Somers, CT Parking: Hazardville (“Scantic River West”) North of the river – Small…

Soapstone Mountain


41.961605, -72.408513

Soapstone Mountain Connecticut State Forest 1800 acres in Ellington, Somers, and Stafford, CT Parking: Medium sized lot near 399 Gulf Rd, Somers, CT Trail Map     …